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worse. senator schumer of new york joined the debate arguing may 10th, 2005 saying, quote q the the basic makeup of the senate is at state, what americans prize are at stake. the idea of bipartisanship, where you have to come together, and not just ram everything through because you have a narrow majority is at stake. the very things we treasure and love about this grand republic are at stake. senator durbin argued, quote, those who would attack and destroy the institution of the filibuster are attacking the force within the senate that creates imroms and bipartisanship. there's an event in 2005, april 20, 2005, at the center for american process called "going nuclear: the threat to the system of the checks and balances," with a speak by robert byrd of west virginia citing the long history of the filibuster that proceeded our republic saying, quote, in my 53 years in congress, i've never seen a matter that came before the congress, before the senate, or the house as a matter of fact that is so dangerous, so out of the mainstream, so radical as this one, obstructive tactics i
time. i worked in new york city for about 28 years as a bilingual teacher and a certified credit counselor. if i could just give my personal testimony, i think you may be relevant to the issue here. i studied at hunter city college in new york for a master's degree in counseling. a masters degree, at that time, acquired only 30 credits -- graduate credits. i was in the last class that certified the 30 credits and afterwards it became 38 and now i believe it is 60. my training, i thought, was quite good. we had very experienced and talented professors. the objective was to put on the front lines some trained people to basically just be listening. to have the children referred to us and we have enough training to we could try to help them, or if we felt that the problem was severe enough, we could refer them. we had psychiatrists in new york available. school support teams. and i am now working in florida as is an adjunct professor at the college level. and my feeling is come, and i don't want to be too judgmental, but i think at the community college level and maybe colleges in ge
-- speak to the question of the host of challenge of having host country partnership, and then mr. new yorks can you quickly one more time run through the timeline of implementation of the remitses -- recommendations. >> obviously one of the lessons of all the changes have taken place across the middle east in the last couple of years as you have revolutions and post revolutionary governments coming in to place, is that the development of security -- institution in the country and the capacity for following through on the convention obligation through protecting foreign diplomats is uneven and sometimes extremely weak. and that something we have to both understands and adapt to. that's exactly as tom described earlier what we're determined to do as we make changes and strengthen our security our at diplomatic facilities over the coming years. >> we asked the appropriations committee for additional funds. the thirteen appropriations are well on the way. number one, number two, we formed the team that got them to the field immediately with dod to the 19th post and we have recommendation
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